The verb TO PAY, from the Latin 'pacare', which in turn comes from 'pax', or peace, points to the idea of pacification: whoever sells something must be paid the equivalent in cash, only then can the relationship be 'pacified'.

Read our WISE UP! fact sheets or watch our brief videos of stories from everyday life. You might well be grappling with decisions similar to those of our characters.

English version coming soon.

Fact Sheets

  1. Cash
  2. Cheques
  3. Credit card
  4. Current account
  5. Debit card
  6. Direct debit
  7. Prepaid card
  8. SEPA credit transfer


  1. Paying (only available in Italian)


  1. Make the right choice. 1st episode: Credit Card